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The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn

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77 Mirror Lake Dr, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Interlaken Avenue)
+1 518-302-3000
Today
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Lake Clear, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Came to dinner with family and we received beyond exceptional service. Along with the warm atmosphere was superb food, out of this world, friendly staff to make. Our drinks while we waited for our whole party to arrive, all while watching the sunset over mirror lake. This was my second visit, and it was just as good the first time,... More 

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Thank Ashley P
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re glad that you enjoyed dinner with family, the views of Mirror Lake and the mountains and felt the service was beyond exceptional and the food was superb. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

View would have been great, but it was after dark. That said, the food was magnificent for our taste; simple ingredients, simply (and excellently) prepared, and gorgeous to look at. Vegetables were abundant and wonderfully paired with meats for an autumn meal. From beginning to end a great experience.

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Thank owengleach
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re happy that you felt the food was magnificent and your experience was great from beginning to end. Sorry you missed the daylight views of Mirror Lake and the mountains. We hope you dine with us again soon so you can see this- it’s gorgeous! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake... More 

Villa Rica, Georgia
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect place for drinks, dinner, views, conversation and ambiance. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. Our service was the best, food was delicious, great drink choices and unbelievable views.

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Thank RCangemi
MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re glad that you felt we’re the perfect place for drinks, dinner, views and ambiance and that you can’t say enough good things about us. Our staff appreciate your compliments and we hope we have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Polson, MT
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We spent our Anniversary in Lake Placid and dined at The View both times. We both had the Prime Beef Filet and shared the Peanut Butter Shortbread for dessert this year. Make your reservations for earlier in the evening for the best seating and views of Mirror Lake. Expensive...BUT the best meal, view, & service in Lake Placid if you're... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View restaurant. Happy Anniversary again. We’re so glad that you feel we have the best food, views and service in Lake Placid! We hope we have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Kingston, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were on vacation in the area with family that had been to The View before and insisted we experience it. The restaurant sits in a beautiful hotel with a gorgeous view of Mirror lake. We started in the bar and enjoyed some well crafted cocktails before moving to our table. The food was mostly good, nothing terribly memorable; the... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re glad that you enjoyed your dining experience, the food, views, surrounding, live music and service. We hope that we will have the pleasure of serving you again! Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed celebrating our anniversary dinner here last night. We appreciated the many special touches including a photo presentation of us that evening. Extra little surprises such as a sorbet palate cleanser and Candied nuts and chocolate nibbles were delicious. Our bison short ribs with crispy onions was out of this world delicious! The service was attentive.... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. Happy Anniversary again! We’re glad that you appreciated the many special touches and service we provided during your dining experience. We hope we have the pleasure of your return to make more memories. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

South Egremont, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Excellent food, outstanding preparation and the best service in town. The View has it all and its elegant atmosphere gives just the right presentation to a wonderful meal. Don't miss this if you like elegant dining.

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View restaurant. We’re happy that you felt the food was excellent with outstanding preparation and the best service in town. Our staff appreciate your compliments and we hope we will have the pleasure of serving you again. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went here for our 30th anniversary and enjoyed our evening. The attention to detail such as the sorbet to cleanse the palate between courses, complimentary appetizer and photo finish is why this is a four star restaurant. The food was great and the view over the lake was wonderful. The staff was very enjoyable.

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View. Happy 30th Anniversary again. We’re glad you enjoyed your evening, the food, views and the attention to detail by our staff. We hope we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wow! What an amazing experience. This was out 2nd wedding anniversary dinner. We looked online to book a table and found that they had no availability. So, I called them directly and explained that it was our anniversary and that we we're only going to be in town for so many days. They were so accommodating and found us a... More 

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at The View. Happy 2nd Anniversary again. We’re delighted that you had a fantastic, top notch experience start to finish and that you will be returning. Our staff appreciate your compliments. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

Shelton, Connecticut
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I were treated like royalty. Service was excellent, food very well executed and the circus/ambiance outstanding. Megan, our waitress, did an outstanding job.

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MLI, General Manager at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The View! We’re glad you felt like royalty and enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. We hope we will have the pleasure of your return. Sincerely, Carl Gronlund General Manager Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (Interlaken Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3000
  • This restaurant is at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Description
The View is the only AAA four-diamond fine dining restaurant in Lake Placid, New York. Overlooking Mirror Lake and the Adirondack High Peaks, this restaurant is renown for its commitment to food and wine. The concept is elegant comfort foods with an extensive wine list that has been recognized for excellence by the Wine Spectator for the past Sixteen years. The menu changes three times each year. Prepared Dinner at The James Beard House November 2008. We are also new member to The Adirondack Harvest.Chef Jarrad utilizes local cheeses, meats and vegetables as the season permits.The View Restaurant is the perfect place for your "special occasion." Taste Bistro & Bar adjoins the View with Casual dinner fare, have drinks by the fire and relax. Live piano music Friday and Saturday nights.

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